How to Make a Mojito
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How to Make a Mojito

Mojitos are my favorite cocktail. Ever. No competition. Slightly sweet, minty and refreshing. And as long as you don’t get carried away with the Bacardi, is a nice sipping beverage.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Cuban
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 186kcal
Author Buy This Cook That


  • 2 lime wedges
  • 3-4 mint leaves
  • 1 TB white or brown granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz Bacardi silver rum
  • 6 oz club soda chilled
  • Crushed Ice
  • Additional lime wedge and mint sprig for garnish optional


  • In a metal cup, place two lime wedges, torn mint leaves and sugar. Muddle together with a wooden spoon.
  • Pour rum over the top and muddle some more. Pour 4 ounces of the chilled club soda over the muddled mixture, swirl gently.
  • Pour into a glass of crushed ice. Top the glass with remaining club soda.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge and mint sprig.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 39.9mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 0.8mg